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as soup storm sandy brings heavy rain. lower manhattan was plunged into darkness. and on 92nd street the storm brought down the facile of this residential building. at least 13 deaths are already being blamed on this storm. the storm came on shore in the city of new jersey pounding the coast with 90--mile-per-hour winds. we have team coverage, chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the storm. craig boswell joins us live to show us what's happening in new jersey right now. craig. >> reporter: julie good evening do you, certainly wouldn't be surprised to find out thousands and thousands of people here without power, we looked over to our right just a little while ago and saw this hue blue hue of light go up and lights just went up, on out highway 30. we need to find out what the deal is with high tide with a full -- full moon combined with the storm surge. we'll find out tomorrow how much water was brought in. water coming on over the dunes and on to the streets of the jersey shore leaving debris in its wake. more than 50 million people are in sandy's path with extended tower and
, and this is bay area news at 7:00. superstorm sandy moved to shore in just the past two hours near atlantic city, new jersey. the massive storm is pounding the eastern sea board and already prompted officials to shut down public transportation in new york, washington, and philadelphia. reporter karen cleed is live now in manhattan to tell us and show us what it's like there right now. good evening, karen. >> sandy has made land fall wreaking havoc in her path. tonight the waiting game is over . >> the storm is intensifying along the east coast. the worst of its kind in nearly a century. >> this is the most catastrophic event that we have faced and been able to plan for in any of our lifetimes. >> sandy could be historic seen here stretching up the atlantic from the international space station with crashing waves and flooding hours before the worst of the storm arrived. one early casualty, the hms bounty. the ship sank about 90 miles off cape haterras, north carolina. the coast guard rescued 14 crew members. meanwhile officials urged those on land, evacuate if you are at. stay home if you are not
and today republican nominee mitt romney made several stops in florida before hurricane sandy hits. romney said as president he will reach across the aisle and find a comprise with democrats. >> we're going to have to have an administration in washington, my team in washington that is willing to work with people across the aisle to build bridges to work with other people and come together to find ways to make america work better. >> romney heads to ohio tomorrow in a change of plans because of hurricane sandy. president obama also canceled campaign events next week in northern virginia and colorado to moniter the storm, but not before stopping in new hampshire, where he criticized romney's economic plan. >> hes has been running around saying he has a 5-point plan for the economy. turns out that's 1-point plan. folks at the very top play by a different set of rules than you do did. >> after the event the president made an unexpected shop at the common man tavern in nearby merrimack and chatted with diners and when one woman offered to buy him a drink, he bought a round of brewed ale ins
the eastern united states and the after math. the eye of sandy made land fall yesterday right at atlantic city, new jersey, one of the hardest-hit states. craig, tell us first about the swieth right where you are. >> gasia, good evening. we're in new jersey right outside of atlantic city. the roads going into atlantic city are closed still tonight. the state police are blocking the roads. families that come by want to go back into atlantic city to check out for homes being turned around, told to come back tomorrow. that's not signature well with some people who want to just know what they're going to be going home to. they have no idea how much damage if they have damage or if there is a home there. one gentleman, in fact, can't get back to his home, can't get a hotel because the casinos you see behind me have booked most of the hotel rooms. he actually rented a hundred-haul trucks and sleeping in his truck until he can get back into his home hopefully some time tomorrow. there's some 2.5 million people around the state without power, about 80,000 just in this general area, gasia, and the temp
. the unofficial death toll from super storm sandy has raise ton 66. -- risen to 66. more than 6 million people without power tonight. >> reporter: astonishing damage becoming clear today. the new jersey shore. whole neighborhoods swallowed. lock after block of shattered holmes. >> you're trying to get out out of window. it's freezing, the wind is blowing. >> reporter: national guard troops today still rescue thousands of displaced. >> they're telling us two days before power here and i lost the first floor so i got come back and dig that out. >> president obama and chris kristie met with residents. >> i don't know what to do. >> reporter: many homeowners have no flood insurance and the water remains. >> with power out like lie for days yet, gas stations rationing fuel. in manhattan traffic is move bug power is still out. officials today confirmed 110 homes there's no that downed power line fire. new jersey's seaside park -- roller coast, a similar it will of what may be the costliest storm in history. >>> new york city mayor bloomberg did the honor this morning reopening the stock exchange aft
. it is a very cold evening and these effects are ongoing. >> reporter: president oh baa ma warning that sandy is still pounding parts of the country. >> it is still moving north, there are still communities that might be affected. there's still risks of flooding, still risks of down powered lines, risks of down winds. >> reporter: sandy made land fall last night millions are without power and 17 states with no concrete table as to when the lights will come back on. >> during irene it took eight days for full restoration for hurricane sandy it may take longer. >> reporter: the new jersey governor chris christie took a tour of the destruction and consoled home openers that lost everything. >> very difficult day, very difficult day. >> reporter: new jersey is not the only state recovering today. officials are saying the worse is behind them. >> it's the beagaining o a process we all know will take a while but this is the end of the downside and hopefully from here is going up. >> and you heard governor christie he said nothing prepared him for what he saw when he got out to tour the damaged are
-team storm. some predict hurricane sandy and another storm system could combine into a super storm. meantime, the bay area is poised for a weekend warm up. mark tamayo has temperatures near the 80 degree mark [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> the wind and waivers are picking up in florida -- the wind and waves are picking up in florida. hurry-up sandy will create what some are calling a super storm. >>> here in the bay area, yesterday, you will remember mark tamayo talked to us about a warm up that i can feel today? >> yes. the forecast on track. the key headline,
on the east coast in the aftermath of sandy we'll go there live and learn about the long wait for basic essentials. >>> and who knew that warmth would generate so much talk? >> the rain clouds move out of the bay area, coming up, how we could have some fog first thing in the morning and how 80 degrees return to parts of the bay area. >> affairs personnel at trace air force base loaded up a cargo plain plane for a storm- ravaged east coast. sixtieth aircraft maintenance -- took off this afternoon. >> and they going to be moving utility equipment and personnel to upstate new york that will allow us to turn the light switch on for the east coast. >> the operation includes active duty and reserve air force personnel. the mission is expected to last two weeks. the death totally continues to rise and the millions remain without power. for many, the blackout could last for weeks. chris is in manhattan tonight, with some of the huge challenges that are facing this recovery effort. chris? >> reporter: well, here we are in end of day three and for many areas in the east coast, it is still very mu
sandy, but they're not about hurricane sandy. this one is on the streets of brooklyn in new york. >> guy just trips the dude with the umbrella. wait. >> there's one guy walking towards the guy with the umbrella. just knocks him to the ground and almost immediately four other guys show up and they beat this guy unconscious. they take his wallet. they take his phone. most of them walk away. one of them is left behind. the man seems to move a little bit. then you just see him lay still. look at what this guy does just before he walks away. >> looks like he was standing on his head. >> he stepped on his head as he was walking away. >> so they used the storm to their advantage because nobody's on the street? >> but also think of the emergency services and emergency personnel. they're all busy. the man that was beat regains consciousness. he gets up and seems to be able to slowly walk away. >> oh, that's horrible. >> then this next one, i don't even know what to think of this one. >> this is not the goal that any parent has for their children. what in the world is this guy thinking? >> you can
to win an ipad3. >>> videos of hurricane sandy's devastation keep hitting the web. this one from new york. the firefighters, waist deep. >> i'm absolutely soaked. >> trying to put this fire out. you may think why are they bothering? they don't want it to spread to nearby homes. >> here comes the wind. >> fighting this fire in frigid water, dealing with downed power lines. >> watch the wires over your head. >> it's incredible. and in the pitch black. obviously, there's no electricity around, obviously, you can't see anything. >> nothing you can do. >> here's another video of three homes in greenwich, connecticut. this video was shot by fire captain larry roberts. the winds completely whipping these flames into an absolute inferno. >> look at all of the sparks flying toward the bushes. >> looks like this video is in fast forward. >> it does, the way the wind and debris is blowing, spreading the embers to other homes. you can see the sea spray and the waves breaking and blowing the sea spray right at them. three buildings here burned, plus another outbuilding. they are credited to keeping th
of super storm sandy, we are getting pictures of the extent of the damage on the jersey shore. this is seaside heights. the olympic ocean swept over the barrier island tearing apart homes and leaving behind tons of sand. crews are now working to cap hundreds of ruptured lines hoping to avoid another disaster. the number of power outages has been cut in half but tonight more than 100 million customers remain without power in the east toll. the death toll has now climbed to 90. the road to recovery is just beginning for some. craig boswell has the latest. >> reporter: about a million people still in new jersey without power and the temperatures getting very, very cold. but one of the roads to recovery one of those steps down that road is the fact that roads are opening into atlantic city for the first time since this storm hit. now families are getting into this area to see where they need to start. what they need to do to recover from hurricane sandy. >> this is the time when families are really living in hardship. >> reporter: andrew cuomo is letting people know that roads wil
instructions from local officials. the storm is expected to make landfall tomorrow. >>> hurricane sandy is wrecking travel plans along the mid- atlantic for every form of transportation. thoughts of flights are expected to be canceled across the country tomorrow. ktvu consumer editor tom vacar tells us how the storm is affecting bay area airports fox for tens of thousands of travelers stranded by sandy it's a waiting game. >> right now our best guess is that san francisco we're going to cancel about 55 flights. there will be all of the flights canceled for tomorrow. >> reporter: sfo's united terminal the major complaint lack of information. >> they originally told me that all flights were caused until thursday. i was out here for a convention. so hoping to rebook and get back as soon as i can. >> with all the technology that we have nowadays, where i get an automated call telling me i need to check in. there is no reason to i can't get an automated call to say your flight has been delayed or canceled. >> reporter: for all of these people who have been waiting here for hours and hours
following hurricane sandy. today, national guard troops searched house by house on long beach island, new jersey, they are searching for survivors and victims of the storm. residents may not be allowed to return to salvage belongings until next week. three million customers remain without power. >>> in new york city, long lines formed at the few gas stations in manhattan that have both power and gasoline. the energy department says they will bring in fuel supplies tomorrow. on the political front, california senator, barbara boxer pointed out romney once called for cuts to the federal emergency management agency. >> as aination there are some responsibilities you can not short change or outsource. disaster relief is one of these. >> another controversy following the storm has been settled. today, new york mayor michael blockberg canceled the new york marathon saying it will distract attention. they said the race will go on to give people something to cheer about. >>> a earthquake hit after 2:00 a.m. northeast of the island of mendono. the quake was at a depth of 24 miles. >>> u.s. postal
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sandy is starting to stir up waves and wind along the florida coast and the worse is yet to come. forecasters say the storm will move up the eastern seaboard it's expected to make land fall any where from the chesapeake bay to southern new england on monday or tuesday and if that's not enough, the storm could merge with another system and become a monster. the so called perfect storm. >> i'm just taking precautions, 75 yards off the river, full moon tide, hurricane, a lot of wind. it's going to come it's just a matter of how much. >> more than 66 million people are in the potential path. crews are doing what they can. they are piling up sand on the beaches and in some cases mandatory evacuations orderers orderers -- orders are already in place. >> there's a real potential for some real damage. >> it's going to be a big deal. it'll be the headlines as we head into monday, tuesday and wednesday. let's look at hurricane sandy. it's a category 1. it's not a perfect storm, it's perfect storms. here's the hurricane. as they move up the east board. usually they get up toward the carolin
at citibank. >>> the long super long lines for gas in new jersey because of super storm sandy are about to get shorter. governor chris christie today ordered odd, even gas rationing tomorrow in new jersey. more than half of the state's gas stations closed because of the power outages or because they had no gas. as you can imagine waiting in those long lines sometimes for hours has frayed a lot of nerves. >> more help is on the way for the northeast tonight. dozens of pg & i workers have headed to long island. one worker said he's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner,
missing in june. >>> now to our continuing coverage of superstorm sandy. the extent of the damage became clearer today. the jersey shore seemed to take the worst of it. beach towns such as seaside heights are devastated today. the death toll has climbed to 74 in the u.s. there are fears that number could go higher. president obama got an up close look today at the devastation. he toured the jersey shore with republican governor chris christie. reporter kraig boswell joins us live to talk about the long road ahead, and the problems that remain. >> reporter: julie, good evening to you. president obama, governor christy landed just to our north here. we're in north atlantic city along the boardwalk here. the northern part of the boardwalk that is no longer there. the president said help is on the way. they will not rest until everyone has rebuilt. words, optimistic words that people here really needed to hear so they can figure out what to do next. >> catastrophe, it's going to take a long time to recover from it. >> reporter: in some areas, people are able to begin cleaning up. crews are p
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